John Bell was born in 1792 in Lanercost, Cumberland, England to William Bell and Elizabeth Elliot. He was baptized on January 28, 1792 at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Lanercost, Cumberland, England. He married Rebecca Lowthian on July 12, 1819 in Kirkoswald, Cumberland, England.


Offspring of John Bell and Rebecca Lowthian (1794-aft1829)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Christopher Bell (1824-?)
Rebecca Bell (1826-?)
Elizabeth Bell (1826-?)
Phoebe Hannah Bell (1829-1869) 1829 Sebergham, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom 17 January 1869 Byers Green, County Durham, England, United Kingdom John Raisbeck (1826-1907)


  • 1841 British Census, Castle Sowerby, Cumberland, England
  • 1851 British Census
  • 1861 British Census

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